Demorest Elementary School

3116 Demorest Mount Airy Hwy
Demorest, GA 30535
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Demorest Elementary School serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Demorest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Demorest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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School Overview

Demorest Elementary School's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Demorest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Demorest Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#654 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
18%
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Black
2%
36%
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White
66%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Demorest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Demorest Elementary School's ranking?
Demorest Elementary School is ranked #654 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Demorest Elementary School often compared to?
Demorest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Level Grove Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Demorest Elementary School?
505 students attend Demorest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Demorest Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Demorest Elementary School?
Demorest Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Demorest Elementary School offer ?
Demorest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Demorest Elementary School part of?
Demorest Elementary School is part of Habersham County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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